Luther Marr Hays, formally of Lebanon, Indiana passed away February 1, 2020 in Marco Island, Florida. He was 83 years old. He was a son of Luther James and Evelyn (Smith) Hays of Frankton, Indiana. He is survived by wife, Jacqueline (Jackie) Crawley Hays, daughter Holly Hays Jones, son-in- law Gerald L. Jones, brother James L. Hays and several loving friends and family members. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Joan A. Hays.
Luther graduated from Frankton High School and Purdue University. A lifelong love of space and planes guided him in an aeronautical engineering career at Boeing, Vitro Lab and Detroit Diesel Allison. He was a son, husband, father, brother, uncle, die hard Boilermaker, Alpha Sigma Phi brother, engineer, farmer, builder and craftsman. Besides loving his family and friends, he deeply loved the connection with land as a farmer.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 9 at Myers Mortuary at 1502 N. Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana. Visitation is 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with service immediately following visitation. Interment will follow services at Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Boone County 4-H, 1300 E, 100 S., Lebanon, Indiana: Methodist Children’s Home- Educational programming, 515 W. Camp St, Lebanon, Indiana or the Salvation Army. Online condolences:

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